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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Commissioners honor Central Communications dispatcher, Delran Police Officer for baby delivery

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The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners honored a Burlington County Central Communications dispatcher and Delran police officer for their roles in the safe delivery of a healthy baby girl during a snowstorm.

The three-day storm between Jan. 31-...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

COVID-19 Testing Information

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Starting March 1st, there is a new schedule for COVID-19 testing. Testing clinics will still be held at Rowan College at Burlington County (located at 1500 College Circle, Mount Laurel, NJ 08054) in the Student Success Center on:
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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Burlington County mourns the passing of Ray Samulis, longtime agricultural agent

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The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners is mourning the passing of Ray Samulis, who served more than four decades as Burlington County’s agricultural agent before retiring in 2017.

Samulis died Wednesday, Feb. 24, with family by his s...

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Posted on: February 24, 2021

Latest DCA property tax data shows Burlington County continues to have lowest average county tax

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Burlington County continues to have the lowest average county taxes in New Jersey, according to the latest New Jersey Department of Community Affairs property tax information.

“Responsible government means being good stewards with our residents&a...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Burlington County road crews attacking potholes formed from winter weather

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Another winter storm is approaching and the work is only just beginning for County road crews who must also battle another seasonal hazard: potholes.

“Anyone who has lived in the Northeast region knows that winter storms like the ones we&rsqu...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Burlington County Library System to mark centennial anniversary with yearlong celebration

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The Burlington County Library System is turning 100 this year and the Burlington County Board of County Commissioners and County Library Commission are planning a yearlong celebration highlighting its evolution, growth and achievements over the last centu...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Burlington County Sheriff’s Department launches free smartphone app

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The Burlington County Sheriff’s Department has a new way for residents to interact with the department’s officers and keep up with the latest news and happenings about their community programs and events.

 

A free smartphone and...

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Posted on: February 16, 2021

Commissioners call on residents to help ‘Beat the Bug’ by destroying spotted lanternfly egg masses

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Burlington County is looking for a few good bug killers to enlist in the defense against the invasive spotted lanternfly.

All it takes is a scraper, plastic zipper bags and some alcohol or hand sanitizer.

The Burlington County Parks System and Rutgers Coope...

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Posted on: February 15, 2021

Burlington County Women’s Advisory Council Woman of the Week

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Meet the Burlington County Woman of the Week for March 1, Kate Forte!
Kate Forte grew up in Cinnaminson and has always been passionate about the outdoors. She graduated from Salisbury University and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, where she recei...
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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Burlington County officials encourage residents to take advantage of available COVID-19 testing

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Citing the rise of new COVID-19 variants, the Burlington
County Department of Health is encouraging county residents, students andworkers to take advantage of the COVID-19 testing available to them at Rowan
College at Burlington County and other pop-u...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Burlington County continues support for arts with grants, events and exhibits

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The arts will continue to flourish in Burlington County this year with the help of $89,076 in state funding the County will use to sponsor exhibits and programs and share with ten nonprofit organizations for additional arts initiatives and activities.

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

County Commissioners approve more than $31,000 in grants for local history groups, projects

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Burlington County will distribute $31,716 to seven local history organizations to help support their operations and advance projects to preserve, promote and educate residents about county history and historical sites.

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

County Administrator will represent Burlington County on New Jersey Association of Counties board

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The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners congratulated County Administrator Eve Cullinan on her swearing-in for her sixth year as a member of the Board of Directors of the New Jersey Association of Counties.

The nonpartisan association advocates...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

County Commissioners appoint Ashley Buono to county solicitor post

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The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners made history again this week by appointing Ashley Buono as the County’s new solicitor.

Buono is the first woman to serve as county solicitor. In the post, she will oversee the County’s...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

Health Department reminds residents that masks and social distancing must continue

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The Burlington County Health Department continues to remind residents about the importance of wearing masks and following social-distancing guidelines, even after receiving a COVID-19 vaccination.

The Health Department has taken the lead in providing COVID...

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Posted on: January 27, 2021

County Commissioners approve first HELP loans to small businesses

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The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners have approved the first four zero-interest loans to local businesses impacted by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

The Riverton Health and Fitness Center’s membership was down to half of its pre...

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Posted on: December 21, 2020

Burlington County announces resumption of home COVID-19 testing program

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The Burlington County Department of Health announced the immediate resumption of the County’s COVID-19 home testing program.

“Though the first doses of vaccines are becoming available for health care workers, it will be months before the general public beg...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Regional Vaccination “Mega-Site” Opens in Burlington County

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The Burlington County COVID-19 Vaccine Mega-Site kicked off operations today, marking a significant advancement toward slowing and ultimately ending the spread of COVID-19 in the region.

One of six “mega-sites” opening across New Jersey...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

County Commissioners call for teachers to receive COVID-19 vaccines sooner

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The Burlington County Board of County Commissioners is calling for the State of New Jersey to amend its vaccination plan to make teachers and other educators a higher priority for receiving COVID-19 vaccinations.

New Jersey began vaccinating frontline heal...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Burlington County seeking $13 million for rental assistance

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Building on their outstanding record of assisting Burlington County residents and businesses during the coronavirus pandemic, Burlington County submitted an application to the U.S. Department of Treasury to obtain $13 million for a soon-to-launch rental a...

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Posted on: January 7, 2021

Burlington County Board of Commissioners organizes for 2021

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History was made Wednesday evening when the Burlington County Board of County Commissioners organized for 2021 and used their new of commissioner titles for the first time since a new law took effect switching the board’s name and titles.

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

COVID-19 Positive Cases Total

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Positive Cases County Graph and Charts (Dashboard)

 

*The State has now started reporting probable deaths, so the Health Department reviewed the deaths, pulled out the probable deaths and listed them separately at the bottom. 

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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Burlington County Freeholders honor Chesterfield farmer for stewardship

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders announced Chesterfield’s Roseann Greenberg as the recipient of this year’s annual award for farm stewardship.

Greenberg’s philosophy on land management is best summed up by the...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Burlington County begins administering COVID-19 vaccine to EMS workers

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The Burlington County Department of Health has received its first shipment of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine and has started administering the first doses to Emergency Medical Services workers and other healthcare workers in a manner consistent with Ne...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Freeholders accept Habitat for Humanity donation of 7,000 masks to help with COVID-19 response

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Burlington County is getting some extra help in its coronavirus fight from Habitat for Humanity of Burlington and Mercer Counties.

The Maple Shade-based nonprofit donated 7,000 N95 masks to the Burlington County Office of Emergency Management to use or dis...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Freeholders highlight ‘Shop Burlington County First’ initiative

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The Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders Shop Burlington County First campaign continued this week as Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson and Freeholder Dan O’Connell met with shop owners in Burlington City and Medford.

Hopson visited the...

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson highlights business help during Chamber of Commerce program

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Burlington County Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson highlighted the County’s revived Shop Burlington County First initiative and other parts of the County’s coronavirus response Wednesday, telling business leaders at a Chamber of Commerce of Southern New...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Burlington County Housing Hub responding to residents impacted by COVID-19

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Last December when Burlington County first launched its new Housing Hub, Freeholder Director Felicia Hopson predicted the initiative would become an important resource for county residents.

Little did she know how right she would be as the Hub would become...

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